Police Charge Two in Dale City Homicide Case; Third Suspect Unidentified

Police identified the victim as Barbaro Lupe Alonso-Iraola, 47, of no fixed address.

Two men are now charged in connection to the homicide of a man whose body was left on a Dale City street Tuesday. 

Prince William County Police arrested Juan Carlos Flores, 25, of no fixed address, on Wednesday in connection to the death of Barbaro Lupe Alonso-Irahola, 47, of no fixed address. The victim sustained trauma to his face from a blunt object and a knife, police said. 

Police are still looking for another unidentified person who allegedly helped Flores dump Alonso-Irahola's body in a Dale City neighborhood. 

They also charged Jose Miguel Diaz, 28, of Westminster Lane in Dale City, who owned the van used to dump Alonso-Irahola's body, Officer Jonathan Perok, a spokesman for the department, said in a press release. However, Flores reported used the van without Diaz's consent. 

"The investigation revealed that the accused, Flores, was involved in the murder of the victim. The second suspect, Diaz, aided Flores after the murder took place but is not the second suspect seen on Cardin Pl by witnesses," Perok said in the release. 

Flores is charged with first-degree murder and unauthorized use of a vehicle. Diaz is charged with accessory after the fact to murder. Court dates for both are set for Feb. 20. 

Police have classified the case as a murder. 

Rick Bohan January 17, 2013 at 06:10 PM
People are crazy anymore. it seems like they don't care what they do anymore.I
airelle January 18, 2013 at 06:07 AM
omg . thats terrible . people are loosing thier minds. what happen ton fighting with fists.. stabbing and shooting has hit a rise in northren va
renee January 18, 2013 at 12:34 PM
Right Airelle, fighting with the Fist was the way to do it, but peoples minds are gone, people now are out for blood and don't even think about , just hurtig people & killing people, this Area of VA has really made a big drastic change, for the worst,in the 80's it was the drug area's Georgetown south and williamstown, that was Drugs, you never heard of any murders, but now they are killing for no reason, which there shouldnt be a Reason to kill anyone, the younger generation do not think of life as a wonderful thing, because its the younger ones that are dying , no morales,
jose January 18, 2013 at 06:07 PM
Danm the guy jose diaz was working. when it happen only cus the car is on his name. They arrested him the police need to get there. Guy who they are looking for. not a family. guy who has. has to jobs to help he's family. they need to let him go........
Edwin Flores April 12, 2014 at 09:21 PM
Keep ya head up cuz don't worry about what others say u only know why and I have a feeling it was self defense so u stay up I know your heart and we all make mistakes its how we recover no one can judge u but god this earth is other peoples heaven so god bless u cuz


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